Romain Bogaerts
Romain  Bogaerts

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Huppaye, Belgium

High School:
Jury Central

Last College:
Mississippi State

Height:
6-2

06/27/2016

2016 ACC Title Season in Review

The Demon Deacons won their first conference title and achieved many program records and firsts in the 2016 season.

06/16/2016

Four Deacs Named to All-ACC Academic Team

Romain Bogaerts, Skander Mansouri, Christian Seraphim and Dennis Uspensky were recognized for their success on the court and in the classroom.

05/16/2016

Wake Forest Student-Athletes Celebrate Graduation Day

Fifty-eight Wake Forest student-athletes received their degree on Monday morning at the annual Commencement Ceremony.

05/16/2016

Wake Forest Student-Athletes Celebrate Graduation Day

Fifty-eight Wake Forest student-athletes received their degree on Monday morning at the annual Commencement Ceremony.

04/28/2016

Demon Deacons Collect Five ACC Honors

Skander Mansouri, Petros Chrysochos and Romain Bogaerts earned All-ACC accolades. Chrysochos was also named the ACC Freshman of the Year, while head coach Tony Bresky was tabbed the ACC Coach of the Year.

05/20/2016

Wake Forest vs. Oklahoma (NCAA Tournament)

The Demon Deacons dropped a 4-0 decision to the Sooners in the 2016 NCAA Tournament round of 16.

05/17/2016

2016 Wake Forest Graduation

Wake Forest University held its annual Commencement ceremony on Monday, May 16.

04/24/2016

Wake Forest Wins ACC Tournament Title

The second-seeded Demon Deacons defeated No. 1 Virginia for their first-ever conference title.

02/05/2016

Wake Forest vs. South Carolina

The No. 10 Wake Forest men's tennis team defeated No. 55 South Carolina, 7-0, on Feb. 5, 2016.

03/22/2015

No. 12 Wake Forest at No. 6 Duke

The Demon Deacons were edged by the Blue Devils on Sunday evening.

Career Honors
• 2016 Third Team All-ACC
• 2016 All-ACC Academic Team
• 2015 Singles All-American
• 2015 First Team All-ACC
• 2015 All-ACC Academic Team
• 2014 First Team All-ACC
• 2014 All-ACC Academic Team
• 2013 Singles All-American
2013 ITA National Rookie of the Year
2013 ITA Southern Region Rookie of the Year 
2013 SEC Freshman of the Year
2013 All-SEC First Team 
2013 All-SEC Freshman Team

2015-16 (Senior)
Earned Third Team All-ACC honors to become a four-time all-conference honoree (three ACC and one SEC at Mississippi State) ... Finished the 2015-16 season 23-15 in singles and 30-8 doubles after registering a 22-8 singles record and a 21-5 doubles mark in the spring ... Final college records were 103-48 in singles and 68-39 in doubles, including 75-37 in singles and 58-27 in doubles as a Deacon ... Played primarily at the No. 4 spot in the lineup in the spring, going 14-5 at the position ... Had five ranked wins in the spring ... Downed No. 82 Robert Kelly of North Carolina, 6-7 (4), 6-2, 7-6 (5), in Chapel Hill to secure Wake Forest’s first-ever win over a top-ranked team ... Rallied for a 6-7 (5), 6-4, 7-6 (5) win over Alex Lawson to clinch the Deacs' ACC Tournament quarterfinal victory over Notre Dame; trailed, 5-2, in the third-set tiebreaker ... Became the seventh Demon Deacon to reach 100-career singles wins with a triumph over Duke’s Josh Levine to clinch the Deacs’ Senior Day win ... Paired with freshman Dennis Uspensky to go 20-5 in dual-match doubles, including 14-3 at No. 3 ... With Uspensky, topped No. 41 Casey and Michael Kay of Georgia Tech at the top position ... Began the spring unranked in singles after a 1-7 fall and reached as high as No. 113 ... Was as high as No. 27 in doubles with Maksim Kan; tandem finished at No. 55 nationally and No. 6 in the Carolina Region ... Was slotted 17th in the final ITA Carolina Region singles rankings.

2014-15 (Junior)

Opened the season ranked No. 20 in the nation ... Entered the fall season ranked No. 49 with Maksim Kan in doubles ... Earned All-American status by earning a No. 9-16 seed in the NCAA Singles Championship ... Was named a First Team All-ACC honoree after the season ... Earned the ITA Carolina Region Arthur Ashe Jr. Sportsmanship and Leadership Award ... Picked up ACC Player of the Week honors on Feb. 25 ... Ended the season ranked No. 20 in the country ... Went 26-9 on the season, posting an impressive 21-5 dual-match record with a 10-1 mark in ACC play ... Playing primarily at the No. 2 position, went 17-4 from the spot while posting a 12-7 record against nationally-ranked opponents ... Played four matches at No. 1 singles, going 3-1 in the contests ... Earned highlight victories over No. 2 Ryan Shane of Virginia on March 6, No. 28 Cameron Norrie of TCU on March 8, No. 40 Andreas Bjerrehus of Virginia Tech on March 20, No. 34 Jason Tahir of Duke on March 22 and No. 24 Ronnie Schneider of North Carolina on April 12 ... Went to the second round of the NCAA Singles Championship for the second year in a row ... Finished 11-8 in doubles play, partnering primarily with Keivon Tabrizi for an 8-5 record together ... Advanced to the ITA All-American Championship semifinals with wins over eventual ITA National Player of the Year and No. 3-ranked Axel Alvarez Llamas of Oklahoma, eventual Big Ten Player of the Year and No. 22 Leandro Toledo of Minnesota and No. 17 Nathan Pasha of Georgia ... Was seeded fifth in the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championship.

2013-14 (Sophomore)
Earned First Team All-ACC honors ... Earned a bid to the NCAA Singles Championship and defeated No. 18 Farris Gosea of Illinois in the first round, becoming the first Demon Deacon to advance to the second round since Todd Paul in 2006 ... Ranked as high as No. 5 in the country in singles and No. 21 in doubles ... Finished the season at No. 33 in the singles rankings ... Led the team with a 26-13 singles record; also went 17-10 in doubles ... Played No. 1 singles all season, going 16-9 ... Posted 11 wins over ranked opponents in singles ... Earned the best singles win of his career, beating No. 2 Guillermo Alcorta of Oklahoma ... Also posted notable victories over No. 36 Jason Tahir of Duke, No. 41 Tsvetan Mihov of South Carolina and No. 64 Jakob Sude of Oklahoma State ... In doubles, teamed primarily with Maksim Kan, going 14-8 together ... Notched ranked doubles wins over No. 24 Chip Cox and Kyle Koch of South Carolina and No. 46 Eric Perez and Tam Trinh of LSU ... Took second place in his singles flight at the Duke Fab Four Invitational ... Reached the second round at the ITA All-American Championships ... Made the quarterfinals at the ITA Carolina Regional.

2012-13 (Freshman at Mississippi State)

Capped one of the best freshman campaigns in Mississippi State history with a team-leading 28 overall wins, 15 coming in dual match play ... Named 2013 ITA National Rookie of the Year ... Also named the 2013 ITA Southern Region Rookie of the Year ... Awarded the honor of 2013 SEC Freshman of the Year ... Earned All-SEC First Team and All-SEC Freshman Team honors ... Became the 21st All-American in Mississippi State history by earning the No. 6 seed in the NCAA Singles Championships ... Finished fall play with a team best .764 winning percentage in singles at 13-4 ... Defeated three opponents to advance out of pre-qualifying bracket and into qualifying play at the ITA All-American Champonships ... Made a run to the championship match of the USTA/ITA Southern Regional Championships, including defeating 11th-ranked Andreas Mies of Auburn, 6-4, 7-5, and 58th-ranked Chris Simpson of LSU, 6-4, 6-2 ... Defeated Ryan Lipman of Vanderbilt, 2-6, 7-5, 7-6 (2), and No. 5 Nik Scholtz of Ole Miss, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, to reach the quarterfinals at the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships ... Climbed to No. 6 in the nation in the ITA Rankings ... Final singles record as a Bulldog was 28-11; went 10-12 in doubles.

Background
One of the top junior tennis players from Belgium, ranked 30th in the country ... Represented his home country in the junior Davis Cup ... Ranked in the top-100 in the junior ITF rankings ... Reached the final of the U-12 national championships.

Personal
Romain Bogaerts hails from Huppaye, Belgium ... Played field hockey competitively until the age of 14 ... Also enjoys playing basketball and soccer in his free time.
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